Newspaper executives attacked in Hong Kong, prompting press freedom concerns

Newspaper executives attacked in Hong Kong, prompting press freedom concerns

March 20 (UPI) -- Four men wielding pipes attacked two senior newspaper executives in Hong Kong on Wednesday, prompting concerns about press freedom.
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Nine arrested in meat cleaver attack on ex-Hong Kong editor

HONG KONG, March 12 (UPI) -- Nine men have been arrested for a meat cleaver attack that left a former Hong Kong newspaper editor critically injured, police said Wednesday.

Hong Kong editor ousted for scrutiny of Beijing stabbed

HONG KONG, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- The ex-editor of a Hong Kong newspaper whose dismissal raised protests about press freedoms was stabbed Wednesday, police said.
Different reasons cited for Foxconn riot

Different reasons cited for Foxconn riot

CHENGDU, China, June 8 (UPI) -- A provincial government in China denied a riot at a Foxconn factory Monday night resulted from workers' dissatisfaction with wages and company management.

Shenzhen mayor dismissed

SHENZHEN , China, June 12 (UPI) -- The mayor of Shenzhen, China's economic showpiece town, has been fired amid an investigation into official corruption, officials said.

Small bomb sent to Hong Kong newspaper

HONG KONG, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- A Hong Kong newspaper office has received a threatening letter and a gift box that exploded when a secretary opened it, injuring her slightly. Police Tuesday appealed for information on the person who sent the box with a small bomb inside, along with a bo

China Web sites stir anti-Japan protests

BEIJING, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Messages posted on Web sites around China are calling for anti-Japan protests across the country on Aug. 15, the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II.

Five die from eating endangered sea turtle

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, June 15 (UPI) -- Five people had died and 60 others were seriously ill Wednesday after eating an endangered giant sea turtle in Cambodia.

Kids own a quarter of Hong Kong's phones

HONG KONG, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- About 25 percent of Hong Kong's mobile phone owners are children under 13, a local newspaper survey found.

Hong Kong's political atmosphere worsening

HONG KONG, June 8 (UPI) -- An opinion poll of Hong Kong residents shows a majority thinks the political atmosphere is getting worse, and many plan to march for democracy on July 1.

China releases Tiananmen mothers

BEIJING, April 2 (UPI) -- China has released three women arrested for seeking justice at the U.N. Commission on Human Rights for victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown.

Fake radio messages confuse pilots

GUANGZHOU, China, March 18 (UPI) -- Instructions ordering pilots flying over south China to change their flight paths likely were issued by amateur radio operators, officials speculate.

Foreign media companies eye China market

HONG KONG, March 10 (UPI) -- Hong Kong entertainment magazine Ming Pao Weekly may soon hit the newsstands in mainland China, with its publisher expected to announce a merger deal with a Chi

Anxiety widespread in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, March 3 (UPI) -- More than 110,000 people in Hong Kong suffer from constant anxiety, causing economic losses of $58 million per year, a university survey indicates.

China detains seven alleged Taiwan spies

BEIJING, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- China announced Wednesday it had detained seven alleged spies from Taiwan and said their cases were being investigated, the BBC reported.
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Ming Pao (traditional Chinese: 明報; simplified Chinese: 明报) is a Chinese language newspaper published by Ming Pao Group in Hong Kong. In the 1990s, Ming Pao established four overseas branches in North America, each provides independent reporting on local news and collect local advertisements. Currently, only the two Canadian editions remain: Ming Pao Toronto and Ming Pao Vancouver. Ming Pao New York and Ming Pao San Francisco ceased operations on January 31 and February 14, 2009, respectively.

With a mission and long standing editorial direction to present comprehensive, objective and bias-free coverage and analyses on political and economic issues in both mainland China and Hong Kong. According to a Media Credibility Survey conducted by Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2006, Ming Pao was selected as the most credible Chinese language newspaper. It aims at providing comprehensive and accurate reports on political and economic issues in Hong Kong and mainland China. Well-known for its accuracy in language, many secondary schools in Hong Kong encourage their students to subscribe to Ming Pao in order to improve their Chinese language.

Ming Pao was first published on May 20, 1959, and was founded by the famous Chinese wuxia novelist Louis Cha (traditional Chinese: 查良鏞; simplified Chinese: 查良镛), known better by his pseudonym Jinyong (金庸), and his friend, Shen Pao Sing (沈寶新). It was then taken over by Tan Sri Datuk TIONG Hiew King in 1995. Ming Pao now is published by Ming Pao Newspapers Limited, a subsidiary of Media Chinese International Limited, which was formed by the successful merger of Ming Pao Enterprise Corporation Limited (Hong Kong), Sin Chew Media Corporations Berhad (Malaysia) and Nanyang Press Holdings Berhad (Malaysia) in April 2008.

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